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THE AKGUS. TUESDAY. JULY 23, 1895
Pnblifhcd Pally anl Wt5ily t 14 Second
Avenue, Kock I-.lDil, El. Entered at Ibc jxwt-
Olfice u KccoriJ class miner.
J. W. POTTEft
TBI; i Daily. 10 cenu rwr week. Weekly,
f S.5n per ananm; In advance. (I. SO.
All con-m'.l ideations of a cil.ical or argawnta
tivd character, political or rea-iot:., most liave
real namo atlacncd for psMicalion. No euch
article Kill be printed over flctltioat aignatures.
Corrcpndcnce loliciicd from every towaabU
la Kock Inracd county.
Ii kmiav, Ji:i.v S3 1895.
The Defender seems to have proven
. . . .
It begins to look as if corn wonhl
be king again iu the north this year.
Illinois Ii s 'JW.fol farms com
piled of 30, 174. '77 acres. She is
eecond iu the union to the number of
We have have some pretty hot
times during closis elections in this
country, but iu Knglaud they par
taka of the nature ot actual warfare.
. Paw dressmakers have just de
creed that women bicyclists must
wear but, on second thought, what
have dressmakers to do with bicycle
costumes? Let's hear from the tai
lor's! In two or three years several lines
of steamships will be established no
the 1'aeilic ocean. Japan is ri.-ing as
n maritime power, anil millions nf her
Chinese indemnity fund arc to be
petit for vcsscld to plough the Pa
cific. 1Iai;kv IIaywai:i, now under sen
tehee of death at Minneapolis for the
murder of a woman in order to se
cure the insurance on her life, reads
the newspaper uccoaflts of II. II.
Holmes' rrirnes with an avidity that
borders on insanity. It is the cai-e
of a pup';l admiring the master's
Sf.natoi: (it av, of lYunsylvania,
says that Mr. Cleveland is a danger
ous man. It is certainly a high coni-pli-nent
to Mr. Cleveland for a man
like Mr. Quay to l:.lu about hi.ru in
this way. The Cleveland luck if
clearly not run out. Hut, by the way
wonder if Quay does not think
thete ii ntiulber man in tl.e country,
too, who is dangerous ono by the
name of Hastings?
Jt iKiE (iLKNX has granted a new
trial in the case of Mrs. Ida John-ou.
recently convicted of manslaughter
at (lalcfiburg. The jury in lindiog
the woman guilty placed her punish
ment al 10 roars' imprisonment in
the penitentiary. The judge holds
that the verdict is null liccnusj un
der the law which took effect July 1
before the trial was held neither
judgo nor jury has a right tn fix the
duration of a penitentiary sentence.
IIicke is the way, says the Louis
ville Commercial, a well known gen
tleman put the cycle orae in a nnt
ahcll: '-I had arranged to have a
new walk laid tu front of my houfo,
ami it was necessary to do some oth
er work in connection. The niorn
111 the work was to commence the
rontractor arrived on his weel. A
few minutes later the plumber ar
rived on a wheel. Tiicn the car
ponter came on a wheel. Kext the
forcniaa of the gang on his wheel.
And then I left on a wheel."
Tin: admiuistrulioa of justice in
this country appears to be in inverse
ratio to the number of courts. Mr.
C'hoate in speaking at Harvard the
other day remarked oa the surpris
ing fac-t that whilo England with 30,
Omt.lMMl people diil all its business
with 30 judges of the first class. New
York with 7.0 0,000 people has ISO
judge of thu supreme, circuit, conn,
ty and probate courts, and Illinois
with 4,iiO ),'jO) has 173. And yet
those familiar with the practice on
both sides of the ocean knew that
justice Is far more prompt and ac
curate in England than it is here.
F.TVrt f Tariff Iti form.
St. Louis lirpub'l-.
The Iron and Steel association es
timates the present year's production
of pig Iron at 9.0M.OOO tons.
This is pretty close to the best rec
ord in the history of iron pro luct'on
in the I'nited States. The maximum
output hi a single year is9.'J02,7S
tons. That was live year ago.
We shall do better this vear than
NATIONAL br:.. N T
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-uaaj-uia and iic'.lar Cmrlaiats,
BftiauotaKd anarr the itrtsnot
.6ERMAH MEDICAL LAWS.
Only ewutn with Trade MK" Anchor."
F. Ad. BichterftCorTrmrt.irrS TC2Z.
23 HIGHEST AtfARBS.
12 Braaoh Hcaifa, Ova Glauvorka.
XjI ai'.il ! V r ur t ic un n
TCorckr'.U. C. SscMal. l'at- boa"
Patrtnicr. Kock la'a.i'.
we did in any year under the McKin
leytariT. It is worthy of not?, too, that the
business improvement we hear so
much about now did not begin until
after the winter was almost over.
The iron industry was the last to be
affected by the revival.
netrencliiuout With a Vengranw.
Mayor Hughes, of Clinton. Las re
sorted to drastic measures to reduce
the expenditures of that city to a
basis more- in conformity with the
receipts than has been the cae. The
police force, which has consisted of 17
patrolmen and the thief has been re
duced to live men. This a-jtion is
the outcome of a tight between the
mayor and the council over the ques
tion of economy. At the last meeting
of the council Mayor Ilnghcs ni;de a
speech, calling attention to the fact
that expenditures were exceeding re
ceipts by f 1,000 per month and
c .tiled on that body to assist him in
cutting down the expenses. ISoth
the council and the street committee
refused to take action and the mayor
takes this desperate remedy to eradi
cate the cause. Beside ' this the
street forca has been cut to six men
and three assistant street commis
sioners hare been discharged, and
the end is not yet. Mayor Hughes
U planning to "shut off the street
lights, but the lisfht company has n
contract and dccliuus to be shut off.
Under the present conditions, the
former city of Lyons has a day and
night patrolman, and Clinton has the
same. It is understood that the
Civic Federation, recently organized
in Clinton, has beea an influential
fact.ir in causing the mayor to make
the attempt lu placo the affairs of
the city ou a more economic basis.
IVei-iKirfi fire-at '.Ytrsk.
Thrj nobl.i trjtliiig anil pacing
t orse are in i'retpurt this week.
Yesterday commenced the great laee
mooting 'at Tin lot's park. It w ill
continue six days and $50,000 in
purses w ill be distributed. Many of
the fastest and most royally bred
cipiincs in tho whole world will con-ii'.-.t
for the licb prizes. M. K. Mc
Henry, who is one of the best known
figures in the equine world, has a
gi-neral diie- tiou cf the meetings
which is a siili'.eient guarantee that
It will be conducted with honesty and
in a business-like manner. About
three hundred and fifty trottrrs and
pacers are now makijg Taylor's
park their temp'jrary home. To
accomdatu them, 2 id new stalls
hive been erected. Sumo of tch
most noted of the equtnes are John
K. Gentry, with a recotd of 2:0S,!:
Joe Patchcn, 2:01; Fidol, 5:05$: W.
V. P., 2:101: Impetuous, 2:13. There
aro manv others who can turn the
l rack in 2:13 or less. Tim starting
judge will be Frank Walker, of Indianapolis.
A (.mill ('I'portiiuliy.
The Kock Irland road litis made ar
rangements for an excursion to the
Inistun Tvmplar conclave, which is
likely to be a winner both in the op
portunities for enjoyment afforded
and in the number who will avail
themselves of theai. A special Pull
man train in charge of Kaaha tem
ple. Nobles of the Mys'ic Shrine, is
to leave Kock Island Saturday, Aug.
21, reaching Boston the following
Monday. The train is to run via the
Kock Island and Krie routes, and go
ing, the tourists will have a chancu
to visit Lake Chautauqua, Niagara
Falls and haratoga. At the conclu
sion of the conclave the members of
the excursion are free to remain un
til Oct. ( if they desire, and to have
1 choice of routes returning. The
arrangemeut promises a most de
lightful and Inviting trip in every
All I ire.
Those who have used Dr. King's
New Discovery know its value, and
those who have not, have now the
'pportuu;ty to try it free. Call on
the advertised drugeist and get a
trial bottle, free. Send vonr name
:ird address to II. E. Bueklin & Co..
Chicago, and get a sample box of Dr.
King's New Life, Pills free, as well
as a copy of (iuide to Health and
Household Instructor, free. All of
which is guaranteed to do you good
and cost you nothing. Hartz & L'lle-
meycr s rirug store.
Send your address to H. E. Bnck
lin iV- Co., Chicago, and get a free
sample box of Dr. King's New Life
Pills. A trial will convince you cf
their merits. These pills are eusy in
action and aro particularly effective
in the cure of conMipation and sick
headache. For ruajaria and liver
tronb'cs they have been proved in
valuable. They are guaranteed to be
perfectly free from every deleterious
-ubstance and to be purely vegetable.
They do not wcakcu by their action,
but by giving tone to stomach and
bowels greatly invigorate the sys
tem. Hegnlar size 25 cents per box.
Sold by Hartz & Ullemcyer, drug
gists. BUCKLES S AUXICA SALVE.
The best ealve in the world for
cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corns and all slan
eruptions, and positively cures
piles or no pay reqnired. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Frice 25 cents per
box. " For sale by Hartz & Ullemeyer.
Ilon't Mop Iliin!
He hs a bad attack cf colic and is
making for M. F. BaVnscn's drng
store after a bottle of Foley's CoIi
and Diarrhoea Cure 25 rents and 50
Children Cry for
- s.jh pasts ; .;..
CAK E S SVEAd, Ji fd7 SUM PASTE
FOR GENERAL '0' FOR A QUIJK AFTtR ClNHERSHIHE
BLAeKING AFPUEOAND AFFUED AND POLISHED WITH A GLC VH
POUSHED WITH A BRUSH Morse Bros. Preps.Can!on.Mass,USA.
Sold by Henry Dart's Sons, Wholesale Grocers. Kock Island
OF GOOD TASTE
- ri 1
"Slylibhani Izrj F.!i?.n!ng"
j CiUlRcc free.
j Gcnttuur j UcFFEttr Mfg. Co.
i I5ost..n. CI !r-.r. ?C. w Vrr!:. r.rM-.ktvn.
I 'c-.r.'it. 'jr.ii:n,;?o.i. Coventry, tnf..
McCASL- BROS., Sole Agents.
1720, 1722, 1721 12C and
1728 Second Av.
HKATlNIi AND VENTILATING KNOISKKUS.
112 and 114 West .Seventeenth street.
The Fashionabls Merchant Tailor
Has the most replete line of new patterns In imported
and domestic suitings in the city.
1707 SECOSb AVEKUE.
1803 Second Avenue.
Contractor and Builder.
Shop and Residence No. Su Third avenue.
MILLINERY at HALF PRICE
?2 trimmed hats for
$3 trimmed bats for
$4 trimmed hat for
$0 trimmed hats lor -
Special, as long as they last. Leghorn hats for 15 cents.
Yonr choice of 200 straw shapes at 5 cents.
Great reduction in prices on
All onr $1.50 and $1.75 Duck Suits go at 93 cents.
All onr $2 50 Dock Suits go at $1.4S.
All our $5 Trilhy Duck Suits, large sleeves, skirt
sis yards wide, to close out at $2.99.
100 wrappers at 3 cents. 200 urappcrsatSOcents.
Anything that is new and nobby in Sailors and Walking
Hats vou will find at the
4 1 14 West Second street
The BEST Opportunity
Ever Offered in Rock Island to Secure a Lit is tint Afforded
by Purchasing in
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$ 8 ID
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Although opened only a few weeks a great many persons
have availed themselves of this opportunity, and have pur
chased lots which assures the erection of many fine resi
dences. Plans for a number are now being prepared.
of this beautiful plat is by far the best now offered or that
ever hereafter can be offered in this city, situated most con
veniently to the center of the city, surrounded by beautiful
new homes, together with the fact thataM the lots are high,
dry and healthy, is ample proof that these lots will sell very
quickly. They will be sold on the very easiest terms at
prices from 25 to 50 per cent cheaper than anything now
offered in the immediate vicinity. A warranty deed and an
absti act showing a clear title free from dower claims or any
incumbrances whatever given free to every purchaser.
For further particulars call on
BEAR & CO., M. & K.
or C. G. DACK.